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She was the willowy model turned celebrity stylist who parlayed her elegant sense of style into a career as a fashion designer Getty Image

1935 - Bathing Suits and Shade Hats by Jacques Heim - Photo by Horst P. Horst (German-American, 1906-1999) - @~ Mlle

This image of Diane Von Furstenberg by internationally published photographer Susan Wood is one of my favourites of the fashion icon - – she really epitomises New York ’70s cool. Despite the fact that it was taken on a plane, and with a photographer present, it’s still a very private picture. One could well imagine her getting ready for a night out at Studio 54..

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Madame Grès, photographed by Eve Arnold, Paris, 1977 Germaine Émilie Krebs (1903–1993), known as Alix Barton and later as "Madame Grès", relaunched her design house under the name Grès in Paris in 1942. Prior to this, she worked as "Alix" or "Alix Grès" during the 1930s.[1][2] Formally trained as a sculptress, she produced haute couture designs for an array of fashionable women, including the Duchess of Windsor, Marlene Dietrich, Greta Garbo, Jacqueline Kennedy, and Dolores del Río.[3]

Diane von Furstenberg in DVF

Diane von Furstenberg at the after party Oscars 2014